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Descriptor English: Morula
Descriptor Spanish: Mórula
Descriptor Portuguese: Mórula
Descriptor French: Morula
Entry term(s): Morulas
Tree number(s): A16.615
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009028
Scope note: An early embryo that is a compact mass of about 16 BLASTOMERES. It resembles a cluster of mulberries with two types of cells, outer cells and inner cells. Morula is the stage before BLASTULA in non-mammalian animals or a BLASTOCYST in mammals.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under CLEAVAGE STAGE, OVUM 1980-90
History Note: 91(80); was see under CLEAVAGE STAGE, OVUM 1980-90
DeCS ID: 9219
Unique ID: D009028
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1979/04/17
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Morula - Preferred
Concept UI M0014085
Scope note An early embryo that is a compact mass of about 16 BLASTOMERES. It resembles a cluster of mulberries with two types of cells, outer cells and inner cells. Morula is the stage before BLASTULA in non-mammalian animals or a BLASTOCYST in mammals.
Preferred term Morula
Entry term(s) Morulas



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